UK: Man in court over murder of April Jones

A FORMER lifeguard accused of abducting and killing five-year-old schoolgirl April Jones has appeared in court charged with her murder.

Mark Bridger appeared at Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court today accused of the abduction and murder of five-year-old April Jones.

He was remanded in custody and will next appear at Caernarfon Crown Court on Wednesday.

Bridger, 46, was charged on Saturday following four days of questioning.

Yesterday villagers attended a service at St Peter’s Church in Machynlleth and prayers for April Jones, held by Reverand Kathleen Rogers and Bishop of Bangor Andrew John.

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